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Major leap in participation at annual Faculty/Staff Health Fair

We would like to thank everyone who came out for the Faculty/Staff Health Fair held last week at the Davis College of Business.  The turnout exceeded expectations, with more than 235 individuals taking part in the health screenings, and many …

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New name, unrivaled excellence in care: Keigwin School of Nursing shines even brighter with $3.3 million in gifts and naming by Beverly and Jack Keigwin

Jacksonville University is home to the newly established Keigwin School of Nursing, thanks to gifts including $3 million from Beverly and Jack Keigwin, the University announced Wednesday. The Keigwins’ donation is the largest in the Nursing school’s 36-year history.

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HEALTHY LIFE: Mystery symptoms linked to Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

It can affect major organ systems such as those for the kidneys, brain, joints, heart and skin.

It affects women 10 times more than men, and is more common in African-Americans, Hispanics and Asians ages 15 to 40.

Yet it’s …

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JU awarded Bronze-level status as ‘Exercise Is Medicine’ campus by global movement founder Dr. Bob Sallis

Hailing its coordinated efforts to promote physical activity as a “vital sign of health” for its students, Exercise Is Medicine global founder Dr. Bob Sallis bestowed the Bronze Level EIM Award upon Jacksonville University April 11 before a packed house …

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Election 2016, Space Debris, Exercise Is Medicine, Nature of Art and more on tap for Faculty & Student Symposium

The 2016 Faculty & Student Symposium Tuesday through Thursday, April 12-14, features more than 134 projects, with topics including Crew Resource Management, Feminine Modernism; The Presidential Election and Its Effect on Stock Market Behavior, Nature of Art, Exercise is Medicine, …

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Books on exercise, cancer out by Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences faculty

Congratulations to Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences faculty member Dr. Heather Hausenblas and co-author Ryan E. Rhodes on their new textbook, “Exercise Psychology: Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior,” which was published by Jones & Bartlett Publishers on Feb. 15. …

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Exercise addiction putting more at risk for health problems, new book co-authored by JU fitness expert argues

As in most years, making exercise a more regular habit is again a top New Year’s resolution this year, but a new book argues that a growing number of exercise enthusiasts are taking their passions too far—and it’s becoming a …

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Workaholic: Are you addicted to exercise?

By Heather Hausenblaus
Illustrations by Amalia Galdona-Broche ‘16 

Have you ever noticed an avid exerciser at your local gym — someone who is always running on the treadmill for long lengths of time or hovering around the weight room well …

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